In The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World, Daniel Yergin, an energy expert, writes about the role of an energy source in global politics and world economics. Summary In this book, he informs his readers about how energy has been the basis and the driving force of every thriving civilization. He mentions the energies our civilization has been built on and what will be the new energies that will replace these. He provides deep and unprecedented insight about coal, electricity and natural gas, and how climate change has been majorly responsible for the depleting sources of energy. He encourages the readers to use renewable energy and electric cars. About Daniel Yergin Daniel Yergin is an American author, speaker and economic researcher. He is the co-founder and chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, an energy research consultancy. He is best known for his book The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power, for which he had received the Pulitzer Prize.
In The Quest, master storyteller, leading energy expert and Pulitzer prize-winner for The Prize, Daniel Yergin shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a gripping story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the new energies that are competing to replace them, and the battle over climate change. Epic in scope and never more timely, The Quest vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.
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